Financial Aid and Scholarships


Conventional financial aid (such as Student Loans) is available. Contact UNM financial aid advisors for information and financial aid forms. All student loans or grants paying the Conexiones Program fee must do so through the UNM cashier by May 15. Students are responsible for timely financial aid payments and should act early.

Contact Financial Aid UNM:
One Stop - Mesa Vista Hall
Phone No : (505) 277-8900
Toll Free #: 1-800-CALLUNM
Fax : (505) 277-6326

Web site:

OIPS Regents International Study Grants

Students are encouraged to take advantage of the Early Application Deadline of February 17, 2012. This guarantees a provisional place in the program and, if students are accepted, they will have time to apply for grants offered by the Office of International Programs and Studies (OIPS). OIPS offers “Regents’ International Study Grants” in order to encourage participation in study abroad programs. The application deadline for these grants is March 1, 2012. Visit the OIPS website for more information and to download the application form.

Conexiones/Nicaragaua/2012 Stipends:

All applicants to Conexiones/Nicaragua/2012 may apply. The early application deadline is Feb. 17, 2012. After that date, applications will be taken until the program is fully enrolled. Application forms can be downloaded or email to request forms. Awards will be announced by email. Awards will vary. Students who receive a stipend can expect up to $500.00

University Honors Program Travel Stipends

A limited number of CONEXIONES travel stipends are available for University Honors Program students through the UHP. The stipends are designed to encourage and reward excellence and address needs. They are competitive. Application deadline is May 4. All UHP students who apply for the Conexiones/Nicaragua/2012 Stipends will be eligible for the travel stipends.